From Paris Declaration to Action: Too Early to Say for US

The Paris Declaration enjoins donors to work with recipient countries on the kinds of programs they need to boost development and provide long-term financial support for these activities. The U.S. signed that declaration, notes Laurie Garrett. But whether that would prompt a different approach to the way the U.S. delivers aid remains to be seen, says the senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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    David Lepeska

    David has served as U.N. correspondent for the newswire UPI and reported for several major newspapers, including the New York Daily News and Newsday. He was chief correspondent for the Kashmir Observer in Srinagar, India, and regularly contributes to the Economist, among other publications. Since 2007, David has reported for Devex News from Washington, New York, as well as South Asia.